If I Could Bring Back...

If I could bring back... ...more

My Story!

FACT: 1 in 3 girls are sexually abused before they turn 18 according to the FBI 2009 Report. My Story My name is Ruby L Taylor, MSW and I am the founder of The Priceless Campaign. I was molested as a child and forced to stay silent. I was raised to suffer my torment in silence, and the adults I turned to for help told me the same thing my abuser did; that I was not to tell anyone about the abuse or suffer the consequences....more

The Priceless Campaign Launch

I have a dream and vision to uplift teenage girls by gaining the support of teenagers (boys & girls), parents, aunts, uncles, teachers, social workers, mentors, and anyone willing to help. My vision is to spread the truth about teenage girls. As a women I remember the labels put on teenage girls and me fearing and living up to the labels and stigmas once I hit my teenage years....more

Shopping With Teenage Girls

Ah, the wicked delight I experienced every time my oldest three daughters took their younger sisters shopping for a dress for a special occasion like a grade eight or twelve graduation. grade eight or twelve graduation. After a particular stressful shopping trip, they stumble through the door, complaining about their hard to please sibling....more
a loonnggg time.  more

Why all the hatin' on the Girl Scouts?

In the last couple of weeks there has been some strange attack happening on the Girl Scouts. First there was the attack pushed out by right-wing, conservative, republican, tea-party - whatever you want to call them - bloggers and FOX news hosts trying to say that GSUSA are pushing a "Liberal Agenda" ...more

Teenage Girl Facebook Faces

I have a lot of different friends on facebook.  In fact, I have 282 friends on facebook.  Some are from different churches we've attended, some are from school, some are family.  But my most entertaining kind of friend is definitely a teenage girl.  They are always updating their statuses, always letting us know where they are with their hand dandy "check in" feature, always posting photos, and always changing their profile picture....more

Mean Girls All Grown UP

Last night I watched The Housewives of Orange County, one of my guilty pleasures. Only I came to the conclusion that maybe it wasn't a guilty pleasure for me anymore. I won't waist a lot of space to describe the show other than to say that last night was particularly painful. The half baked realty show was a little too real and reminded me of some of the mean girls we have all encountered at some point in our lives ...more

Going Where You're Looking

My mother used to tell me that I never looked where I was going....more

I H@#* My Daughter!

I’ve discovered the reason that the pioneers and people from the “olden days” wed their daughters to strangers when they were 15. It’s because they were bitches and they couldn’t stand them anymore. It’s true. Now, I don’t want anyone out there with young girls to shake their heads and say, “Oh, my little Apple would NEVER be likethat. She will never tell me to go to hell, or flip me the finger, or say ‘fuck you’ to me.” ...more

okay, I just laughed out loud.  I needed that.  THANKS!more